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Multi-platinum producer, prolific hit-maker, and sonic innovator Timbaland has announced that his third solo album, entitled Timbaland Presents Shock Value II, on Mosley Music Group/Blackground Records/Interscope Records.
The album is the follow-up to the super-producer's multi-platinum 2007 album Timbaland Presents Shock Value, which spawned three No. 1 pop singles, the Grammy-nominated "Give It To Me" (featuring Nelly Furtado and Justin Timberlake), "The Way I Are," (featuring Keri Hilson and D.O.E.), and a remix of OneRepublic's multi-platinum blockbuster "Apologize" (one of the best-selling singles of the decade).
On Shock Value II, Timbaland re-maps the pop/R&B landscape by batting away genre boundaries once again. His prodigious influence and ability to stay ahead of the curve have meant that a wide range of today's most popular artists are eager to participate in the Shock Value series. This second iteration features guest appearances from Justin Timberlake, Katy Perry, Miley Cyrus, The Fray, Chris Daughtry, Nickelback's Chad Kroeger, Brandy, Drake, and Keri Hilson. In addition, Timbaland asserts the wide-screen sonic adventurousness that has led the Virginia Beach native to dominate the pop charts for more than a decade.
"I'm so fortunate and blessed to be able to create a Shock Value II," Timbaland says. "I'm really proud of the caliber of artists on this album and all the work they put into making it a success. I can promise that no one has ever ...